How to Dress Like Inuyasha

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Best Inuyasha Costume Guide

Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale is a manga that was also turned into an anime series. The story follows Inuyasha, a half-demon who was bound to a sacred tree by a priestess after trying to steal the Shikon Jewel. He wanted this jewel so that he would become an all powerful and full-fledged demon. But, once Kagome releases him from the spell, she accidentally breaks the Shikon Jewel into hundreds of pieces. Inuyasha and Kagome agree to work together to find and return these shards before they fall into the wrong hands.

Inuyasha is known for being stubborn and resilient. He doesn’t back down from a challenge and will continue to fight during a battle even if he’s seriously wounded. His mother’s shrine gives him abilities like enhanced strength, speed, stamina, agility and accelerated healing. If you want to get the true look of Inuyasha, you will first need a White Long Wig, Kitten Ears, Inuyasha Costume, Inuyasha Beads Necklace, and a Foam Samurai Sword.

Inuyasha Cosplay Costumes

The outfit that Inuyasha wears is not just for looks. Each item has a specific purpose or power that assists him in his quest to find the broken pieces of the Shikon Jewel. His red robe, also known as the Robe of the Fire-Rat, has been made from the hair of a Fire-Rat. It’s fireproof armor and is also able to regenerate itself, which is very helpful for a half-demon. His sword is called Tessaiga and was forged from one of Inuyasha’s father’s fangs. It can absorb demonic powers and even helps stop Inuyasha falling for his own demonic nature. The Sheath of Tessaiga can deflect energy attacks and can also recall Tassaiga back to it.

Inuyasha shouldn’t complete his mission alone. Have some of your friends join dressed as other characters from this manga series like Kagome, Shippō, iroku, Sango, or Kirara. Don’t forget to send us a photo for our Halloween Costume contest so we can see how your costume turns out!

Inuyasha Costume Tips & FAQs

Embark on a mystical journey with our costume guide FAQ for dressing up as Inuyasha, the titular half-demon character from “Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale”. This guide will help you capture the essence of Inuyasha’s unique and iconic look, perfect for anime conventions, cosplay events, or themed parties.

Inuyasha's costume is distinctive and reflective of his half-demon heritage. The primary components include a white kimono-like top with wide sleeves, a pair of red baggy trousers, and a red sash that ties around the waist. He also wears a necklace with spherical beads (the Beads of Subjugation). His look is completed with a pair of simple, pointy-toed shoes and claw-like fingernails.

Inuyasha's hair is long, silver-white, and often worn flowing down his back. You can use a long, straight wig in this color, possibly adding in some slight waves for texture. His most distinctive feature is his dog-like ears atop his head, which are white and furry. These can be made using faux fur and attached to a headband.

Inuyasha's footwear is a pair of simple, black, pointy-toed shoes that resemble traditional Japanese geta. They can be made or modified from existing shoes to achieve the pointed look.

A crucial prop for an Inuyasha costume is the Tessaiga, his oversized, magical sword. A replica can be made from materials like foam or cardboard and painted to resemble the sword in the anime. Remember, safety is important, so ensure the prop is convention-safe if you plan to wear the costume to an event.

Adding Inuyasha's quotes and mannerisms can bring authenticity to your costume. Some of his famous quotes include: "I'm a half-demon, more powerful than any monster!," "Sit, boy!," "Tessaiga!," "I'm not afraid of any human or demon." and "Kagome!." Inuyasha is known for his stubborn, brash personality and his fierce loyalty to those he cares about. Mimicking his confident posture and occasionally showing his softer, protective side can help you embody his character fully.


About Inuyasha

Inuyasha is a fictional character from the manga and anime series by the same name. Inuyasha, which means “Dog Demon,” is a half-demon with a thirst for power. In his attempt to become a full demon, he tried to steal the Shikon Jewel. Unfortunately, he was caught by the priestess Kikyō and was bound to a sacred tree. Kikyō reincarnates as Kagome and releases him from the spell, but at the same time accidentally shatters the Shikon jewel into hundreds of pieces. They agree to work together to collect the scattered fragments before they fall into the hands of the enemy and eventually fall in love. 

Inuyasha is a skilled fighter, but prefers power over violence. He has many enhanced senses and abilities due to the blood of his powerful mother, but is also always trying to fight against his demonic side. He doesn’t like those who fight for fun and hates those who pick on others just for being different.

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